North American Free Trade Agreement: Regional Community and the New World Order / Edition 3

North American Free Trade Agreement: Regional Community and the New World Order / Edition 3

by George W. Grayson, Kenneth W. (Eds.) Thompson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0819197149

ISBN-13: 9780819197146

Pub. Date: 01/28/1995

Publisher: University Press of America

After a protracted, acrimonious campaign featuring criss-crossed party and ideological lines, a continental free-trade area, stretching from the Yukon to Yucatan, was created on January 1, 1994. In this volume, George Grayson illuminates the campaign for and against the agreement, leading to the crucial, fingernail-biting vote in the House of Representatives in

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After a protracted, acrimonious campaign featuring criss-crossed party and ideological lines, a continental free-trade area, stretching from the Yukon to Yucatan, was created on January 1, 1994. In this volume, George Grayson illuminates the campaign for and against the agreement, leading to the crucial, fingernail-biting vote in the House of Representatives in November 1993. He also speculates on NAFTA's significance for the U.S. role in international affairs, with particular emphasis on the importance of the pact to the Western Hemisphere. Copublished with The Miller Center.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819197146
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Series:
Miller Center Series on a New World Order Series, #3
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction3
1Defining Events in U.S. Foreign Affairs7
2NAFTA: Mexico's New Beginning29
3NAFTA Faces a Fast-Track Showdown49
4The Negotiations73
5NAFTA and the 1992 Presidential Campaign109
6The Side Deals129
7Evolution of Mexican Lobbying in the United States151
8Congress: The Last Best Hope for Victory167
9The Showdown Vote195
10NAFTA as a Defining Event223
Appendixes247
Notes251
Bibliography281

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